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Two people chained to Shell ship

...BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Two people have chained themselves to a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans and currently moored in Washington state.Eric Ross of the Backbone Campaign said on Saturday morning...
Shell: Drill rigs coming to Seattle despite pleas for delay

...use about 50 acres of terminal space on Seattle's waterfront and a tight timeline to prepare its fleet for exploratory oil drilling this summer in the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska, so it is sticking to plans to park its drilling fleet on...
Despite protests, Arctic drill prep continues

...violation notice from the city will halt Royal Dutch Shell's use of a Seattle seaport terminal as it prepares for exploratory oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean, spokesmen say.The violation notice issued Monday by the Seattle Department of Planning...
Empire Editorial: Boring trumps bold in the pursit of long-term change

...being carried aboard a ship bound for Washington state. The rig is ultimately headed to the Arctic Ocean for exploratory oil drilling this summer.Greenpeace spread the word about the activists' achievement, using a well-honed publicity machine...
Empire Editorial: Advance, but cautiously, in Arctic drilling

...and the Department of the Interior upheld a 2008 Arctic lease sale, allowing Royal Dutch Shell to return to exploratory oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea. The Interior Department will spend the next 30 days examining Shell's summer drilling...
Candidate says tapping oil from Arctic wildlife refuge will help reduce gas prices

...environmental and Native Alaskan groups asked a federal appeals court to block Royal Dutch Shell's plans for exploratory oil drilling near the refuge. The U.S. Mineral Management Service decided this year to allow the energy giant to drill...
New taxes, fund earnings thought to be fiscal solutions

...250 million. Then there's the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The U.S. House has approved a bill for exploratory oil drilling on ANWR's coastal plain. But the issue is still tied up in the Senate. And even if approved now, no one...
EPA seeks public comments on Shell air quality permits

...Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comments on revised draft air quality permits for Shell's exploratory oil drilling operations in the Arctic. Final permits will be issued after comments from the public and key stakeholders are...
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Opening ANWR is far from a sure thing after election

WASHINGTON - For supporters of oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, electing George W. Bush as president may have been the easy part. Now the hard work begins.


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